Firefighters have extinguished a fire at a Farrer home on Hawkesbury Street.
The four-bedroom home was unattended at the time of the fire and discovered when the resident arrived home.
Cause of fire deemed to be from a battery operated appliance.
Fire damage to the furniture in the room and minor damage to the ceiling space. The remainder of the house sustained smoke damage.
Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 2.10pm.
(ESA Media Release)